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Status of Online Academic Exams
Last updated on October 18, 2023. We actively update this webpage with the latest information. It is highly recommended that you bookmark and check this page regularly.
The Fall 2023 session will be taking place from October 3 through to December 1, 2023. The exam schedule and exam formats/list of aids have been published.
The booking window will be open from August 21 to September 4, 2023. If you do not book an examination timeslot with eProctor Canada within the 2-week window, you will not be able to write your examination.
Please refer to the Important Exam Information section below for information and updated documents.
Exam Topics for Fall 2023 (October-December)
Please refer to PEO’s Technical Exam Program for a list of technical exams that will be offered in the Fall 2023 session. Candidates are strongly encouraged to check back to this page for regular updates on the exact dates for each exam.
Engineers and Geoscientists BC and partnering regulators across Canada do not endorse and are not affiliated with any third-party exam preparatory services or institutions. Completion of any third-party prep course is done at the discretion of the candidate and there is no guarantee to the appropriateness of the content or the level of preparedness that they provide.
Schedule and Exam Format
|Exam Schedule and Dates||Tip: to find your exam date/time more easily, use Search/Find in your PDF application and search for the specific exam code or topic name.|
|Exam Formats and List of Aids||If you are scheduled for an exam this session but your exam does not appear on this list, your respective regulatory body may be setting your exam topic separately. Regulatory staff will be in touch with you regarding the exam status and exam format directly.|
|Reference Materials for Specific Technical Examinations||For 04-BS-07, 16-MEC-B2 and 16-MEC-B3 only. The reference material listed in the PDF must be printed onto paper copies in advance of the examination.|
Semi-logarithmic Graphing Paper
|Use of these templates are optional. Your exam may require the use of graphing paper or semi-logarithmic graphs. These are templates that you can print if your exam requires graphing paper.
Note that the printouts cannot be annotated or contain notes prior to the start of your exam.
- Candidate Guide for Online Exams and FAQs
- How to Access Your Exam
- Do's and Don'ts of Virtual Examinations
- Guide to Uploading Written Solutions
- If your exam is open book, you may only use physical or printed copies of textbooks or notes. Digital copies of books or notes that requires the use of a digital device are strictly prohibited.
- If your exam is closed book, you are not permitted to use any materials for your exam, unless specifically allowed in the Exam Formats and List of Aids.
Important Dates for Exam Candidates
We aim to meet the following key milestone dates for the upcoming Fall 2023 session. These dates are estimates and are subject to change:
|Exam schedule (Interim)||August 7, 2023|
|Access to your AssessBank account||Will be activated by September 2023.
Refer to the guide on How to Access Your Exam for login information.
|eProctor Canada Booking Window||August 21 through to September 4, 2023|
What to Expect with the Online Format
Please review the system requirements to ensure that you are equipped to take the exam before your sitting date.
- You are required to use a desktop computer or laptop with a webcam and stable high-speed internet connection to access the exam.
- It is highly recommended that you conduct a Speed Test to ensure your internet speeds meet the requirements to complete your exam with eProctor Canada. eProctor network requirements are: 2.5 Mbps minimum upload speeds and 2.5 Mbps minimum download speeds.
- Ensure that you are using a modern browser (Chrome or Firefox preferred).
- Operating system minimum requirements:
- Windows: Windows 7 or later; or
- Mac: OS X 10.9 or later.
Prior to the Day of Your Exam
Prior to the scheduled exam day:
- Ensure that your username and login work with the AssessBank testing platform.
- Note that you will not see your registered exam until your scheduled exam day. You must not start any exam until you are connected and checked in with a live proctor and your proctor allows you to start the exam.
- Book your virtual proctoring with eProctor Canada during the booking window (August 21 - September 4, 2023). Although you may be registered for an exam with your respective regulator, you must book a time slot with eProctor Canada to be able to connect with a live proctor on the day of your exam.
More information and instructions can be found in the Candidate Guide for Online Technical Exams.
On the Day of your Exam
Candidates are expected to log in through the eProctor Canada application at least 30 minutes prior to their scheduled time. This allows time to address any system or internet connectivity issues (if needed) and also allows proctors ample time to conduct the check-in process and review exam procedures.
While the examinations are conducted electronically, please be aware that the Examination Misconduct Policy (for Engineers and Geoscientists BC candidates) as well as equivalent policies under other respective regulators are still applicable and enforced. Please take the time to review the attached policy prior to your exam.
Be aware that sharing of confidential exam content is strictly prohibited, including your exam solutions and rough work. Sharing, or attempting to share, exam content may impact your application for registration. Please store your exam solutions in a secure and confidential place for your records until you have received your exam results.
If you have questions regarding the academic/technical exam sessions, please contact your respective regulator:
|Engineers and Geoscientists BC||[email protected]|
|APEGA (Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists Alberta)||[email protected]|
|APEGS (Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists Saskatchewan)||[email protected]|
|PEO (Professional Engineers Ontario)||[email protected]|
|PGO (Professional Geoscientists Ontario)||[email protected]|
|APEGNB (Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists New Brunswick)||[email protected]|
|APENS (Association of Professional Engineers of Nova Scotia)||[email protected]|
|EPEI (Engineers PEI)||[email protected]|
|PEGNL (Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Newfoundland & Labrador)||[email protected]|